John Georgakopoulos, BSc (Hons.), MSc, LLB, is a Law Society of Ontario Certified Specialist in Environmental Law. John resolves complex environmental legal issues for clients, uniquely drawing on his technical knowledge as a former senior environmental scientist with Ontario’s environmental regulator. John has particular expertise advising property developers, REITs, industrial manufacturers, and municipalities about managing environmental risks and liabilities associated with brownfields and contaminated sites. John provides strategic advice to help protect clients against corporate and personal environmental liabilities including civil claims, regulatory orders, prosecutions and fines. John is selected annually for The Best Lawyers in Canada for environmental law. He is ranked as a Global Leader in Who's Who Legal: Environment and ranked as a National Leader in Who's Who LegalCanada: Environment. Willms & Shier is named "Law Firm of the Year" in Environmental Law in The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2021 Edition!